Cox - 144 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (4.0° N, 41.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° S, 23.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Muddo Erri Limestones Member, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• Callovian [?-Lower Oxfordian]

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1965. Jurassic Bivalvia and Gastropoda from Tanganyika and Kenya. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology Supplement I [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36472: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes auritus Schlotheim 1813 scallop
Chlamys curvivarians Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerineidae gen. indet. Zittel 1873 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
"Pleurotomaria" sp. Defrance 1826 snail